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Press Statement: Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (HRI) Statement on Biden Administration’s Plans to Reinstate Remain in Mexico / MPP

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2021 Contact: Maryam Baig 469-581-2518 mbaig@hrionline.org DALLAS – This weekend, high-level government officials continued to be complicit in racist and cruel border policies, refusing asylum seekers their legal right for a bid for safety in the U.S. “President Biden should have walked into …

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HRI Statement on Reduction of Immigration Backlog for Immigrant Survivors

On June 14, 2021, the Biden Administration announced a new policy intended to ease the tremendous harm of the immigration backlog on immigrant survivors of serious crime. The policy, which specifically affects immigrant survivors eligible for the U Visa, will authorize survivors to work while their applications await final approval. “We’re hopeful …